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Are Ghosts Haunting the Halls of Your Servers?

October 31st, 2014
Are Ghosts Haunting the Halls of Your Servers?

Though not everyone believes them, we all know about the horror stories of the spirits of the dead that linger in this world, haunting locations where no one dares to tread. Every culture, though their beliefs vary, contains them to some degree.

The Windows Server 2003 End of Life is Coming Soon!

October 29th, 2014
The Windows Server 2003 End of Life is Coming Soon!

Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will end on July 14, 2015. This means customers will no longer receive security updates, support or technical content, and will be out of compliance. Migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2 is not an option – it’s a necessity.

Objection: Data Backup is Not the Same As Disaster Recovery

October 27th, 2014
Objection: Data Backup is Not the Same As Disaster Recovery

A thorough data backup is important for your business continuity plan, and so is a fast and efficient disaster recovery solution. What's that? Aren't those the same thing? Unfortunately, the two concepts are far from the same thing, but many business owners are still under the impression that their data backup is also a disaster recovery solution.

Organize Your Microsoft Outlook 2013 Contacts the Easy Way

September 22nd, 2014
Organize Your Microsoft Outlook 2013 Contacts the Easy Way

As a business owner, your email contacts list is probably chock-full of clients and customers you've met over the years. This can make it difficult to find your target without sifting through countless names. Instead of getting flustered by an unorganized list, try sorting your contacts in various ways.

Has Your Business Moved to the Cloud Yet?

September 17th, 2014
Has Your Business Moved to the Cloud Yet?

The cloud is becoming a very important part of the modern-day business, and for good reason. It frees companies from the restricting physical nature of servers, desktops, and other hardware. In fact, according to Joe McKendrick of Forbes magazine, four-out-of-five small businesses will soon operate on the cloud.

The Public Cloud Computing Model is an Easy Choice

August 18th, 2014
The Public Cloud Computing Model is an Easy Choice

Some businesses prefer having their own IT infrastructure over using a public cloud computing service. Given the amount of control that a private cloud model provides, it's easy to see why hosting data in-house would be attractive, but, as cloud computing technology improves, more businesses are turning to public cloud offerings.

4 Reasons You Need to Virtualize Your Desktop!

August 8th, 2014
4 Reasons You Need to Virtualize Your Desktop!

While desktop virtualization isn't a new thing, it is one that has been increasing in popularity for businesses over the past few years. It offers a lot more freedom with particular aspects of managing your technology, including increased reliability and security.

You Can Party Hard By Having Us Host Your Server!

August 5th, 2014
You Can Party Hard By Having Us Host Your Server!

Are you still hosting your own server? You know it can be exhausting, and that it takes up a lot of time and effort. It's just like organizing your housewarming party. If you're too busy making sure everything is good to go, nobody will be able to see the star of the party - you.